Perigal, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1837  18  2332 (100) 2
1838  17  2355 (94) 0
1839  18  2378 (87) 0
1840  18  2401 (79) 7
1841  18  2406 (77) 0
1842  21  2412 (73) 0
1843  21  2417 (66) 15
1844  22  2417 (62) 5
1845  29  2389 (58) 9
1846  37  2366 (57) 6
1847  33  2385 (58) 0
1848  28  2404 (51) 51
1849  32  2403 (56) 16

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Perigal, George  
Born: 1806
Died: 1 Apr. 1855
 
Notes:
Gaige gives birth date between 2-04-1806 and 1-04-1807. Name given as 'Pérical' by de Saint-Amant (Le Palamède, 1836, p.187).
 
References
Books
   Bird, Chess History and Reminiscences
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 38
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 324
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 68, 69
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 42, 51
   Staunton, The Chess Tournament, page xxxii
   Sunnucks, Encyclopaedia of Chess, page 436
   Townsend, Historical Notes on Players, page 15
   Townsend, Notes on Staunton, page 90
   Walker, Chess Studies, page xi
   Williams, Souvenir of the Bristol Club, page 142
   Winter, Kings, Commoners and Knaves, page 109
Periodicals
   [BLL], 21 Aug. 1836, page 2
   [BLL], 9 May 1841, page 3
   [BLL], 14 Dec. 1845, page 3
   [BLL], 27 Nov. 1853, page 5
   [BLL], 22 Apr. 1855, page 2
   [CMNY], vol. 1, no. 1, Jan. 1857, page 28
   [CPC], vol. 2, no. 14, 29 Jan. 1842, page 221
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 5, May 1855, page 176
   [Era], vol. 3, no. 134, 18 Apr. 1841, page 11
   [Era], vol. 17, no. 866, 29 Apr. 1855, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 11, no. 275, 7 Aug. 1847, page 91
   [ILN], vol. 26, no. 736, 14 Apr. 1855, page 347
   [Pal], vol. 1, no. 5, 15 July 1836, page 187
   [Pal], vol. 1, no. 6, 15 Aug. 1836, page 216
   [Reg], vol. 3, no. 7, July 1851, page 204
   [RiS], vol. 1, no. 15, Aug. 1859, page 119
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The London-Vienna Correspondence Match (Part 1)], page 2
   Hilbert, John S.  [Howard Staunton and Chess by 'Electric Telegraph']
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Augustus Mongrédien], page 2
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [The Telegraph, the Velocipede, and the Bristol Sloth, Part One], page 2

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Clemence - Perigal, G. 1837         (c)     2   -   0
Chamouillet, J. - Perigal, G. 1837         (c)     2   -   0
de la Bourdonnais, L.C.M. - Perigal, G. 1840 (1)         (c)     2.5   -   2.5      de la Bourdonnais, L.C.M. gave odds of pawn and two moves
de la Bourdonnais, L.C.M. - Perigal, G. 1840 (2)         (c)     1   -   1      de la Bourdonnais, L.C.M. gave odds of pawn and move
Perigal, G. - Forth, C. 1843         (c)     3.5   -   9.5      Perigal, G. gave odds of pawn and two moves
de Saint-Amant, P.C.F. - Perigal, G. 1843         (c)     1   -   1
Perigal, G. - Delannoy, A. 1844 (1)         (s)     1   -   0
Perigal, G. - Delannoy, A. 1844 (2)         (s)     1   -   0      Perigal, G. gave odds of pawn and move
Perigal, G. - Delannoy, A. 1844 (3)         (s)     1   -   0      Perigal, G. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Perigal, G. - Rousseau, E. 1844         (c)     1   -   1
Perigal, G. - Spreckley, G.S. 1845         (f)     4.5   -   4.5
de Saint-Amant, P.C.F. - Perigal, G. 1846         (c)     1   -   0
Schulten, J.W. - Perigal, G. 1846         (c)     4   -   1
Perigal, G. - Spreckley, G.S. 1848         (f)     27.5   -   23.5
Perigal, G. - Medley, G.W. 1849 (1)         (f)     3.5   -   6.5      Perigal, G. gave odds of pawn and move
Perigal, G. - Medley, G.W. 1849 (2)         (f)     3   -   3      Perigal, G. gave odds of a pawn for the move


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022